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Radar Mitigation Acronyms

What Do Radar Mitigation Acronyms Mean?

Below is a list of acronyms associated with radar mitigations.

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AARA Air to Air Refuelling Area
AB Air Base
ACP Airspace Change Proposal
AD Air Defence
ADR Air Defence Radar
AGC Automatic Gain Control
AGL Above Ground Level
AIP Aeronautical Information Publication
AIS Aeronautical Information Service
AMSL Above Mean Sea Level
ANSP Air Navigation Service Provider
ASACS Air Surveillance and Control System
ASR Airport Surveillance Radar
ATC Air Traffic Control
ATNS Air Traffic Navigation Services (South Africa)
ATS Air Traffic Service
ATSOCAS Air Traffic Services Outside Controlled Airspace
CAA Civil Aviation Authority
CAP Civil Aviation Publication (UK)
CAS Controlled Airspace
CASA Civil Aviation Safety Authority (Australia)
CFAR Constant False Alarm Rate
CIR Carrier to Interference Ratio
CNS Communications, Navigation and Surveillance
CRT Cathode Ray Tube
dB Decibels
dBm Decibels (milliwatt)
DIO Defence Infrastructure Organisation (UK)
DGAC Direction générale de l’aviation civile (France)
EASA European Union Aviation Safety Agency
EMF Electromagnetic Fields
EMI Electromagnetic Interference
FAA Federal Aviation Administration (USA)
FL Flight Level
FSPL Free Space Path Loss
GHz Gigahertz
Hz Hertz
IAA Irish Aviation Authority
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organisation
IFP Instrument Flight Procedure
IFR Instrument Flight Rules
ITU International Telecommunications Union
LAT Lowest Astronomical Tide
LOS Line of Sight
MAA Military Aviation Authority (UK)
MDS Minimum Detectable Signal
MHz Megahertz
MOD Ministry of Defence (UK)
MSSR Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar
MTD Moving Target Detection
MTI Moving Target Indication
MRT Multi Radar Tracker
MSL Mean Sea Level
MW Megawatts
NAIA Non Auto Intiation Area
NAIZ Non Auto Initiation Zone
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
NATS Formerly National Air Traffic Services (UK)
NIW Non Initiation Window
nm Nautical Mile
OWF Offshore Wind Farm
PAR Precision Approach Radar
PD Probability of Detection
PFA Probability of False Alarm
PPI Plan Position Indicator
PRF Pulse Repetition Frequency
PSR Primary Surveillance Radar
RAF Royal Air Force (UK)
RAG Range Azimuth Gating
RAP Recognized Air Picture
RCS Radar Cross Section
RLOS Radar Line of Sight
RM Project RM mitigation for NATS Raytheon radar
RMS Radar Mitigation Scheme
RPM Revolutions Per Minute
SAAF South African Air Force
SACAA South African Civil Aviation Authority
SAR Synthetic Aperture Radar
SSR Secondary Surveillance Radar
STC Sensitivity Time Control
TMZ Transponder Mandatory Zone
UHF Ultra High Frequency
VFR Visual Flight Rules
VHF Very High Frequency
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